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Carter No.: 255b

Handlist description: Shrouds

Card/Transcription No.: 255b-2

255B. Shrouds.

(2) Sheet of fine cambric like linen folded three times covering the coffin from neck to over feet. (see photo)

Dimensions: 190 x 135 approx.

Showed evidence of having been hemmed.

Card no. 255b-2 relating to Carter no. 255b
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